Defending the Judeo-Christian Ethic, Limited Government, & the American Constitution
Thursday November 27th 2014

Self-Educated Man

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S.E.M., Vol. 1, No. 6


The President's Duty to Faithfully Execute the Law. According to Art. II, Sect. 3 of the Constitution, what is the President's duty? According to Lincoln, what does a man trample on, when he tramples on the law? According to Rep. Goodlatte, what is the value of strictly observing even bad laws until they are repealed? In a republic, why else, in your opinion, is obedience to laws put in place according to the process outlined in the Constitution, regardless of our personal opinions, important, if not vital?

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American Philosophy: A Timeline


You may notice that some of the thinkers listed below are not ordinarily considered to be philosophers. We think their inclusion here is justified, however, because of the intellectual impact they had on the development of social and political thought in America as well as on the American culture in general.


AMERICAN PHILOSOPHY
A TIMELINE
YEAR NAME NOTES
1600-1699 William Penn
(1644-1718)
Samuel Johnson
(1696-1772)
Harvard University founded in 1636Microscope inventedHobbes, Locke, Newton 
1700-1750 Jonathan Edwards
(1703-1758)
Benjamin Franklin
(1706-1790)
John Adams
(1735-1826)
Thomas Paine
(1737-1809)

Thomas Jefferson
(1743-1826)

Benjamin Rush
(1745-1813)

 

Yale University founded in 1701Princeton University founded in 1736Berkeley, Hume 
1751-1799 William Ellery Channing
(1780-1842)
John C. Calhoun
(1782-1850)
Amos Bronson Alcott
(1799-1888)
 
Invention of the steam engine and the cotton ginAmerican RevolutionFrench RevolutionKant

 

1800-1850 Ralph Waldo Emerson
(1803-1882)
Abraham Lincoln
(1809-1865)
Henry Ward Beecher
(1813-1887)
Henry David Thoreau
(1817-1862)

Walt Whitman
(1819-1892)

Robert Green Ingersoll
(1833-1899)

George Holmes Howison
(1834-1916)

William Torrey Harris
(1835-1909)

Henry George
(1839-1897)

Charles Sanders Peirce
(1839-1914)

Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr.
(1841-1935)

William James
(1842-1910)

John Fiske
(1842-1901)

Ambrose Bierce
(1842-1914)

Borden Parker Bowne
(1847-1910)

 

War with Great BritainMonroe DoctrineMexican WarThe railroad and the telegraph make their impact on American society

Hegel

 

1851-1900 Felix Adler
(1851-1933)
Paul Carus
(1852-1919)
Josiah Royce
(1855-1916)
Thorstein Veblen
(1857-1929)

John Dewey
(1859-1952)

George Santayana
(1863-1952)

George Herbert Mead
(1863-1931)

Mary Whiton Calkins
(1863-1930)

Hugo Munsterberg
(1863-1916)

Frederick James Eugene Woodbridge
(1867-1940)

William McDougall
(1871-1938)

Morris R. Cohen
(1880-1947)

 

Charles DarwinThe War Between the StatesThomas Edison 

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